> This shows that the file was indeed written. However, this also shows
> the problem. You want this command instead:
> gunzip -c generic-pc-1.0.img | dd of=/dev/hda bs=16k
> Which is what the installation instructions say at this url:
>> However this does not boot. Any suggestions?
> The image file is compressed, and hence not bootable as it is. You
> to follow the installation instructions, and you shouldn't have any
> hope this helps,
That's it. I'd written (on paper) the gunzip command down without the-c
option which didn't work. Sure enough, it works no problem now.
BTW, if any are interested, slax is a nice bootable liveCD and is
around 180MB in size. Works great!